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National Science and Media Museum
The objects on display at the National Science and Media Museum in Bradford explore the science and culture of light and sound technologies, and their impact on our lives.
Kodak EK300 instant camera
Instant camera for PR10 instant film packs; 'Zooming Circle' focusing aid in finder; darken-lighten control; auto-exposure; built-in electronic flash. Brown plastic.
Ensign Selfix 820 camera
Ensign Selflex 820 camera. Self erecting folding camera for 120 rollfilm 8 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches or 12 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inch pictures. Fitted with a Ross Xpres lens F: 105mm f/3.8-22 No.242232. Epsilon shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/250/B/T. Front cell focusing. Folding optical frame finder with refelcted masks for 8 or 12 on. Body release. Hinged masks in camera back for two formats. Separate shuttered windows. No.E1575. Barnet Ensign Limited. 1949.
Ensign Auto Kinecam '16' Model B
Ensign Auto Kinecam '16' Model B. Clockwork powered camera for 16mm film, 100' load. Single sprocket and claw drive. Cinar anastigmat lens fitted, F: 1 inch, f/2.6-16 in focusing mount. 8 frame per turn shaft hand operation. Release button selects normal half speed or slow motion speeds. Direct vision optical finder. Detachable winding handle or slow motion speeds. Drum footage counter, No.1987. Ensign Ltd, c1931. Exposure stop calculator bolted to left side.
Brownie Flash IV camera
Kodak Ltd. Box camera for 620 rollfilm 3 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches. Meniscus lens, fixed aperture. Sliding plates with yellow filter and close-up lens. Two brilliant reflecting finders. Pin and screw flash contacts. Mottled fawn and brown finish, with gilt trim.
Ensign E29 box camera
Box camera for E29 rollfilm 3 x 1 5/ 8 inches. Fitted with a simple lens of fixed aperture. T/I rotary shutter. Two reflecting finders. With blue leatherette covering. Houghton-Butcher Mfg Co Ltd, London.
Kodak Magnesium Ribbon Holder
Holder for magnesium ribbon fed over wooden roller through narrow window nozzle. Triangular wedge-shape. Black and yellow tin plate. Kodak Limited. 1912-1939.
No 3a folding pocket Kodak model A
Folding camera for 122 rollfilm 3 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches. Fitted with a Bausch and Lomb rapid rectilinear lens, US 4- 128. F.P.K automatic shutter, T/B/I with pneumatic release valve, sliding rising and cross front, sliding focusing, brilliant reflecting rotating finder with spirit level and hood. No 635-A. Eastman Kodak, 1903-1908.
Photo Sniper Camera
Made in USSR. Zenith-ES camera body fitted to fast-focusig Tair-3-PhS lens, F:300mm, f/4.5 telephoto lens, No 0779. Pistol grip and shoulder stock; camera Serial No 74461178; metal fitted case with filters and Helios-44, F:58mm f/2 lens No 0491539; two reloadable cassettes. In original carton.
Tasco Binocular Camera
Tasco Binocular camera made in Japan by Tasco Sales Inc. 110 cartridge camera combined with binoculars, 7x20, field 508 at 1000 yards. F:112mm, f/5.6, Tele-Tasco lens. In original carton. Serial No 7713949.
No 1 pocket Kodak series II
Folding camera for 120 rollfilm 2 /14 x 3 1/4. Kodar f/7.9 Achromatic lens with iris calibrated 1-4, No 0 Kodex three blade shutter 25/50/T/B. Reflecting brilliant finder, screw focusing to 6 feet. With autographic back. No 81109.
Ensign Selfix 820 camera instructions
Ensign Selfix 820 camera instructions. Barnet Ensign Limited. 1949.
Ensign Pocket Twenty camera
Folding camera for 120 rollfilm 3.25x2.25 inches; simple lens; rotating plate with two apertures 'ordinary' and 'bright' B/I/T shutter; sliding focussing; brilliant reflecting finder; black crackle finish; in original packing with carrying case, strap, instructions and guarantee.
Rollei Magic Camera
Francke and Heidecke. TLR Xenar 75mm f/3.5 No 6561307 taking lens, Heidomat viewing lens. Prontormat-s shutter. Automatic exposure option. No 25054406.
Kodak telephoto convertor
Kodak 24mm telephoto converter for Cone Ektann lens f/2.7 and f/1.9 for Brownie Movie camera. Coated with engraved depth of field indications. Provision for 32mm filters. Kodak Limited. With clip on front finder frame.
No 0 folding pocket Kodak Model A-B camera
Self erecting collapsing camera for 121 rollfilm 1 7/8 x 2 1/2 inches. Fitted with a meniscus lens, automatic shutter T/I, separate releases, sliding plate with three apertures, one brilliant reflecting finder, No 10795.
Zeiss-Ikon Diaphot exposure meter
Zeiss-Ikon Diaphot exposure meter. Extinction type; flat disc with rotating continuous wedge. Calibrated f.3.5-25 1/2000-12 minutes.
The Soho Cadet camera
Folding camera, in maroon bakelite, for 120 rollfilm, 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches. Simple lens, rotating plate with four apertures 1-4; T/I flipflop shutter. Brilliant refelcting rotating finder. Sliding focusing with click stops 'near' and 'far'. Maroon bellows.
Six-20 Hawkeye Major Camera
Box camera for Six-20 rollfilm 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches. Fitted with a meniscus lens, fixed aperture, rotary shutter T/I, two reflecting finders. Kodak Limited. 1934
Casio QV-10A digital camera
Casio QV-10A digital camera, Serial Number 4015575A. LCD screen. Tiffen 37mm + 4 lens, made in Japan.
Velox Photographic Paper
One packet of Velox Vigorous Art paper and one packet of Velox VV-2 paper ( 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches).
Kodak magnesium ribbon holder instructions
Kodak magnesium ribbon holder instructions. Kodak Limited. 1912-1939.
View of Beach at Broadstairs
A black and white photograph of the beach at Broadstairs, taken by an unknown photographer, June 1915, from an album of snapshots in the Kodak collection, page13.
Magna 112 Colour Print Film
Three film disk cassettes, for Wrist-A-Matic camera; 18 exposures, process by May 1982. Catalogue No 20.
Olympus OM-10 Camera
Olympus OM -0 Q camera; black body only; Serial no 1293568. Olympus OM-System Zuiko Auto-S lens, 50mm 1:1.8, Serial No 3794587.
Coronet 3D camera
Plastic body box camera for stereo, 127 rollfilm 2 x 2 x 1 5/8 inches. Fitted with two meniscus lenses of fixed aperture. Lever cocked instantaneous double shutter. Covering blade on No 1 lens permits single exposures. 'binocular Viewfinder', double binocular direct vision optical finders. Double socket flash contact. Instructions on back plate. Serial No D87476.
Lancaster 1893 Instantograph camera
Folding stand camera for 3.25x4.25 inch plates; Lancaster patent lens with iris disphragm: f/10; rising and cross front, swing back; track and pinion focusing on lens panel; ground glass screen in Lancaster patent swing-out mount.
Thornton-Pickard Automan rollfilm camera
Thornton-Pickard Automan rollfilm camera. Wooden self-erecting folding bellows camera for 4 1/2" rollfilm camera; 4x3" pictures. RR lens, F:4 1/2", f/8-45. 2 blade shutter, Thornton Pickard, 1/2/4/8/25/50/T. Pneumatic release and timing cylinders. Sliding rising front with stops and clamp. Double extension bellows. Sliding/lever focusing Reflecting finder missing.
Casio QV11 LCD digital camera with accessories
Casio QV11 LCD digital camera with accessories. Serial No 4006331A.
FT-2 panoramic camera
Box form panoramic camera for 35mm film, 24 x 105mm. Industar-50 rotating lens F:5cm f/5. Exposure by focal plate slot on lens tube. 100/200/400 settings. Spirit level, wire frame finder and exposure counter. No. 620851.
Cine-Kodak Outfit 923 Kodascope Projector
Cine-Kodak Outfit 923 Kodascope Projector. Cine projector for 16mm silent film. Projection lens F: 2 inches focussed by eccentric. Double shutters counter rotating. Claw intermittent, 2 continuous sprocket. Framing by double gate mask. Electric motor drive 90/100v 50cps, 1/100HP No.748786 by Robbins and Myers Company of Springfield, Ohio. Rheostat control ammeter calibrated to 5 amps. Hand rewind. Elevating screw foot. Serial No.02677. Eastman Kodak Company.
Kruegener's patent book camera No 1510
Magazine plate camera in form of book, for 38 x 38mm plates. Lens missing, guillotine shutter with tension adjusting knob, plate carried in metal holder then pushed from upper compartment into focal plane and then into the lower compartment by sliding rod. Number on plate holder back visible through red window. No 1742. Marion & Co, 1934. Invented by Dr Rudolf Krugener.
Carton For Kodak Ektra 200 camera
Carton for Kodak Ektra 200 pocket camera for 110 cartridge film.
Coronet Vogue camera
Self erecting folding camera for 828 rollfilm 50 x 30mm. Fitted with a meniscus lens f/10 T/I shutter. Direct vision optical finder. Moulded in brown bakelite. Coronet Camera Co.
Carton for Ticka watch camera
Carton for 'Ticka' camera. Contains cloth draw-string bag, receipt for developing film spool; photo postcard; directions for use, instruction book, receipt, read carefully ticket marked 'Caution'. Sold to T & H Doublet Optician & Co, 38 Moorgate Street, Bank, London. Purchased 19th September 1908.
Ticka watch camera
'Ticka' camera. Pocket watch-shaped rollfilm camera for 18mm wide film in special cassette. 15x23mm pictures. Fixed aperture simple lens. T/I shutter; lens cap. With accessory brilliant reflecting finder. Exposure counter. In cloth case, with directions, instruction book, receipt, instruction card. Engraved with interlaced 'HTC' on front of case.
Hypo For Enitone and Collodion Self Toning Papers
Packet of Hypo for Enitone and Collodion Self Toning papers, in printed paper wrapper.
Carbine roll film camera
Carbine roll film camera folding roll film /plate camera. 5 x 4" pictures. Ross homocentric lens F:5", f6.3-22 No 85678 Lukos III shutter 1/2/5/25/50/100/B/B. Wire cable release, sliding rising and cross front, sliding focussing brilliant reflecting finder.
Ensign FP Roll Film Reflex Camera (Tropical Model)
Single lens reflex camera for 120 rollfilm 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 inch. Teak and bronzed metal. Aldis-Butcher Anastigmat F:4.25 inches f/4.5-32 No 151366. fabric focal plane shutter 25/40/50/75/125/250/500/T. Rack and pinion focusing, infinity to 4', ground glass focusing screen with collapsing hood, mirror removed by shutter release, optical frame finder, F: 6604. Houghton-Butcher.
Mutoscope. International Mutoscope Reel Co Inc, New York. Serial No AB282. Working display item.
No 2C Pocket Kodak camera
Chemist Shop Case. No.2C Pocket Kodak Camera. Eastman Kodak; A130 film, 2 7/8x4 7/8 in. Kodar Achromat lens, iris diaphragm Kodex shutter 25/50/T/B. No.1. Screw focussing 30 metres-2 metres. Black leatherette covering, black leather bellows. Autographic back. With cable release. No.11389.
Vanity Vest Pocket Kodak Series 3 Camera
Vest Pocket Kodak Series 3. Folding camera for 127 rollfilm 1 5/8 x 2 1/2 inches. Fitted with a Kodak anastigmat lens F: 83mm f/6.3-32 No.53125. Diomatic No,0 shutter 10/25/50/100/B/T. Autotime exposure scale. Brilliant reflecting rotating finder. Screw focusing. Autographic back. Textured grey finish with gold lines. No.94603. Eastman Kodak, 1928-1933.
Wellington exposure meter
Wellington exposure meter, plastic disc mounted on card by metal rivet. In cloth envelope. Made by Wellington & Ward Ltd., Elstree, Herts.
No 4 Kodak Junior camera
Box camera for 5 x 4 inch plates or rollfilm holder. Fitted with a Bausch and Lomb universal lens, rotating plate with four apertures, sector shutter, two reflecting viewfinders, rack and pinion focusing to about 3 feet. Ground glass focusing screen in spring loaded frame. Separate roll holder and counter for 50 exposures. Darkslide missing. Eastman Kodak. 1890-1897.
Kodak Retina Reflex Camera
Solid body single lens reflex camera for 35mm film 24 x 36mm. Fitted with a Scneider Kreuznach Retina Xenon coated lens F: 50mm f/2-22 Serial No 5116148. Synchro-compur shutter Serial No 2813011. Front cell interchangeable for wide andle or telephoto elements. Helical focusing. Reflex viewing, ground glass screen incorporating split image rangefinder. X and M synchronisation delayed action. Depth of field scale. Film type scale on rewind knob. Accessory show. Lever wind. Photoelectric meter built in. Calibrated for EV scale, DIN and ASA Serial No.87307. Hot Shoe fitting. Kodak AG 1956-1958.
Eumig P8 8mm silent cine projector
Eumig P8 8mm silent cine projector. Cast metal with powder coating. Foto-Kind Weldman (retailer?). Serial No 168676.
Kodak DC40 digital camera
Kodak DC40 digital camera, 1995. F:2.8 lens, 42mm equiv., 37mm threads, ISO 84. LCD screen, built-in flash. No EKD55201664.
Linex Stereo Camera
Made by Lionel; Linex Corporation New York. Subminiature stereo camera using special 16mm film in magazine, film moved by pulling film tab. With instructions and specimen strip. Serial No 110409.
No 2 brownie model f camera
Box camera for 120 rollfilm 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches. Fitted with a meniscus lens, sliding plate with three apertures, rotary shutter T/I, with two brilliant reflecting finder. In blue leatherette. 1929-1935.
'Mariquita' by Henry Grant, 1863
'Mariquita' by Henry Grant, 1863, published by Emily Faithful; narrative poem; frontispiece is pasted in photograph of a painting or lithograph; red morocco with gilt title and water lily design (by John Leighton); one of 186 books illustrated with original photographs, covering the period 1854-1895